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London Study Day - Safety Matters! Lessons learned from perioperative “Never Events” - SOLD OUT

Start: 30 November 2013 (09:00 - 16:40)

Safety Matters! Lessons learned from perioperative “Never Events”

Venue details

Heart Hospital
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Westmoreland Street
London
London
W1G 8PH
UK

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WAITING LIST ONLY Please contact Megan Sisley on 01423 882951 to be added to the list.

Objectives:

Never Events are serious, largely preventable patient safety incidents that should not occur if the available preventative measures have been implemented. (NLRS / NPSA 2013). The list of Never Events that can be linked to Perioperative setting are Wrong Site Surgery, wrong implant / prosthesis, retained foreign objects post operation, misidentification of patients, to name a few (DOH 2013). Patient safety within the perioperative environment is paramount since this field is a critical area. Even with the implementation of preventative measures, avoidable harm still occurs. We are continuing to develop safety nets based on lessons learned from serious adverse incidents.

• Know how a “never event” is defined and investigated • Understand the Policy Framework of Never Events for use in the NHS. • Identify current list of Never Events 2012/2013 DoH • Be aware of Never Events that could occur in your area of clinical practice, • Awareness of the causes of perioperative “Never Events” • Identify possible preventative actions after a Never Events.

This workshop will enable participants to discuss issues identified surrounding avoidable harm and share lessons learned from a Never Events within the perioperative environment.

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Additional Information

AfPP students please register by email or calling Megan Sisley on 01423 881300. The AfPP student fee is £10.00.

Contact details

Contact:Megan Sisley - 01423 881300

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